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Restaurant and food service managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of restaurants, bars, cafeterias and other food and beverage services. They are employed in food and beverage service establishments, or they may be self-employed.
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- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a restaurant, bar, cafeteria or other food or beverage service
- Determine type of services to be offered and implement operational procedures
- Recruit staff and oversee staff training
- Set staff work schedules and monitor staff performance
- Control inventory, monitor revenues and modify procedures and prices
- Resolve customer complaints and ensure health and safety regulations are followed
- Negotiate arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies
- Negotiate arrangements with clients for catering or use of facilities for banquets or receptions.
Outlook & Prospects for Restaurant and Food Service Managers in Annapolis Valley Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2012-01-25|
Currently the chances of qualified Restaurant and Food Service Managers finding employment are considered to be good in the local area. The main reason why the employment potential is Good in the local area is that there is stable demand as a result of the large concentration of food establishments locally and this number continues to rise with large employers (i.e. Boston Pizza, Swiss Chalet, Port Bistro, Cora's) continuing to set up in the valley.
Sometimes the head cook is also the manager or supervisor indicating a trend towards a combination of duties and responsibilities. Demand for this occupation can sometimes be limited from the owners/entrepreneurs commonly also being the managers/supervisors but 2008 saw the number of advertised job openings during the year approximately double 2005/2006 levels and 2009/2010 numbers were also significant which indicate this occupation appears to be growing and more "outside" hiring is taking place.
In addition to employment opportunities locally, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Restaurant and Food Service Managers in Nova Scotia is expected to be good over the next 5 years.
Additional information on Restaurant and Food Service Managers (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 09 - Sep 13, 2013
- A Tim Hortons outlet will open in the old Robins Donuts building in Windsor in November. Twenty-five jobs will be created, and applications are being taken at the Windsor waterfront location.
- Eat Barbecue Diner has hired three new employees since it was opened to replace the Cocoa Pesto Bistro in Windsor in February 2013
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